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Agency Development and Support

We have an award winning research team that leads the way in diverse sectors. Our latest accolade is the Thomsons Reuters Economist of the year for 2013. MORE >

Open Innovation

It is important for us to play our part in contributing to improving the quality of life of all, especially in developed areas. MORE >

Corporate Social Investment

Our R10-billion Gro-E-Scheme offers financial support to start-up businesses as well as financing expansion projects - all with the aim of creating jobs. MORE >

Media releases: 2013

In pursuit of sustainable and inclusive industrial development, the IDC announced that it had disbursed a record R16bn into the economy in the 2012/2013 financial year. In addition to this achievement, the corporation sustained its funding approvals at the R13bn mark recorded in the previous financial year.

The citrus sector is one of the most important agricultural sectors from a job creation and economic potential point of view, according to the National Development Plan (NDP). But there is a critical skills shortage in the sector, a gap the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is helping to plug through its support of the Citrus Academy.

Businesses owned by youth are set to benefit from the Industrial Development Corporation’s (IDC) Gro-E Scheme. Under the scheme, the IDC offers financial support to start-up businesses with the main aim of contributing towards sustainable job creation.

Our sectors

Our strategic business units work in three distinct areas: the services sector; within the mining and manufacturing sector; and in the agro-processing and new industries environment. MORE >

Our regional support

We make an impact across the country, helping develop new business, growing existing companies, boosting local economies and providing expertise wherever needed. MORE >

Annual report

Advancing Industrial Development covers our financial and non-financial strategy and performance aspects for 2015. MORE >

Our products

We offer a wide range of products from debt equity to providing working capital and equipment finance. MORE >

Our research

Stay informed and read our award-winning research reports, as our team keep tabs on the economic trends globally, regionally and locally. MORE >

Corporate responsibility

We are playing our part in improving the quality of life of all our communities, especially in rural and underdeveloped areas. MORE >

Doing business with us

This is your one-stop-shop where you can engage with us directly via our e-services. MORE >

Domestic Medium Term Note Programme

The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Ltd has established a ZAR15,000,000,000 Domestic Medium Term Note Programme (as amended and updated on 17 July 2012). You can read the memorandum here. MORE >

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